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in the north bay. news chopper 2 is over a citibank. this bank was robbed before 5:00 p.m. tonight. on third street, not far from highway 101. officers are inside searching it as well as the surrounding area. witnesses say the robber ran away with cash. a school was locked down after reports the suspect ran into a creek near a school. the students have been allowed to leave the building. we are stilling in contact with police and we will update you on new information. >>> police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year- old man dead. it happened around 10:30 a.m. this morning. southgate elementary school and martin luther elementary school were both on lock down. the victim has been identified who was visiting from arkansas. police say no arrests have been made. >>> police say it appear as grandmother was struck and killed by a stray bullet. she was walking home from a store just before 7:00 p.m. last night when she was hot and killed. a clerk says she heard the gun shots and then people ran for cover. >> i thought they were trying to kill him. i thought they were going to shoot ever
and 75 in your favorite, rob, new orleans. >> i miss those 75s. >>> police in spokane, washington, say they admire a store clerk's bravery but say you shouldn't follow his lead. a gunman tried to hold up a convenience store monday. >> he's waving a gun around. but when the clerk comes after him, the would-be thief takes off. the clerk takes him down right outside and others join in to keep him on the ground. the man was arrested and charged with attempted armed robbery. >> he ran after him. >> that's brave. there's brave and there's like -- >> did he own the store? >> i don't know. he owned that dude. that's all that matters. >>> coming up next, questions about graphic video games and if they do influence young kids. >>> and the high stakes, high rise prison break 20 stories up thanks to a rolled up bed sheet. you're watching "world news now." ♪ i hear the train coming it's rolling around the bend ♪ ♪ and i ain't seen the sunshine since i don't know when ♪ >> we never see the sunshine on this shift. >> no. >> two notorious bank robbers are on the loose after they make an unlike
for your grumpiness. >> i am not grumpy. >> read the prompter. >> it says rob. can you read, rob! >> the time of year for creative, wacky holiday family portraits. this one is our "favorite story of the day." >> that's right this year, the japanese offer a high tech alternative to the glossy prints. 3d figurines of the fan. >> reporter: consider this a modern take on ken and barbie. this woman flew in from hong kong to claim her minime. her boyfriend paul dressed to impress. >> a strange experience to see yourself kind of on a screen. you can't really hide anything. >> reporter: it is japan's high-tech answer to 2 d photos. scanners not cameras are preferred gadgets. snapshots don't take seconds but 15 minutes. this scanner here gathers all the information for one of the figurines. this camera here captures the body's shape. this one captures the texture. and i am going to put it up against it here, and you can see on the computer screen just how detailed it is. every wrinkle is brought back to life. this is you in the back? the creator says 3d scanning itself isn't new. in the l
hotel. it starts where you might expect, with a hollywood heavy hitter. director and actor rob reiner. >> this was after proposition eight went the wrong way for us. >> reporter: the launch took place in november 2008 a week after the election. obama won the white house. but gays and lesbians lost the right to marry in california. >> we try to figure out what to do next. then we thought about the idea of a possible legal challenge to proposition eight. and serendipitously a friend of my wife's came by the table. >> reporter: the friend suggested they would find an ally in her former brother-in-law, who turned out to be ted olson, a towering figure in the conservative legal movement. so that stunned you, right? >> yes, more than stunned me. it stunned me, but i said if this is true, this is the home run of all times. i mean, the idea that ted olson, this arch conservative, the solicitor general for george bush, who had argued bush v. gore, and basically put me in bed for a couple of days, i was so depressed after bush v. gore, was interested in gay rights. i thought, let's check it out
. good morning to you, rob and paula. the president's announcement of his new national security team could come any day now. and with susan rice out of the running, we're getting a clearer picture of the top contenders. president obama's new national security team is taking shape. first, secretary of state. u.n. ambassador, susan rice, who has been at the center of controversy over the obama administration's handling of the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, pulled her name out of contention. telling nbc, she doesn't want to be a distraction. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting and very disruptive. >> reporter: with rice no longer in the running, senator john kerry of massachusetts seems the president's likely pick. >> i have no comments on the process. >> reporter: next, secretary of defense. senator kerry's name was floated for the job. but senator chuck hagel, a vietnam veteran and a republican, who became a critic of the iraq war, seems to have the edge. there's also the top job at the cia. the acting dire
for in a season. clinton portis was on hand. rob jackson with an interception, and now the skins are trying to milk this clock and work it down to zero. already have an idea of what they will play in the first round of the playoffs if they can hold this one, they'll face seattle here at home next week, sunday, 4:30. televised here on fox 5. what else can you say? this fan base is about to let loose, if they can hold on. 21-18. less than 3 minutes to play. other games being played today. we had our eyes on the chicago and minnesota games. wanted both those teams to lose going into this game knowing a postseason berth was on the way. didn't come that easy. the redskins obviously needed to win tonight and hold on to make it to the playoffs. let's head back inside where dave ross is standing by, going to give us a wrap on the rest of the day's nfl games. >> you got it, scott. looks like the redskins will be able to hole on, because they had a critical personal foul against the cowboys, which gave them a new set of downs. might can get this thing to the kneel down situation. victory formation so
, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. we'll show you the storm damage and also get the latest from accuweather coming up. we hate to see a storm to close to christmas. >> but a white christmas. >> it's pretty if you can beat out mother nature. we hope you have safe travels. >>> also, a scathing new report on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. a long-awaited report, highly anticipated report. interesting where they're laying the blame in all this. >>> also this morning, if gun debate from american board rooms to classrooms to capitol hill. one major motivating factor to change assault weapon laws is money. we'll explain. >>> less than a week after that massacre in connecticut, we'll tell you who is behind a raffle to give away assault rifles. talk about interesting timing to say the least. >> timing is everything. >> ain't it? >>> we begin with a powerful blizzard on the move this morning. up to a foot of snow and fierce winds whipping across a big chunk of the nation. >> winter storm watches and warnings are
until april and didn't see the decorated house. roble decided to do the -- rob decided to do the house again for pro. >> i know it's from his heart. he's in the spirit of giving and i think it's wonderful. it's great. >> reporter: besides, if rob and his company christmas decor weren't on the roof, guess who would be? >> i would be up there doing this right now. if it weren't for these guys. it wouldn't be as -- >> pretty? >> glamorous i don't think. >> i would actually be kind of concerned whether or not he would make it off the roof. >> we have lights. it's like a little gift. give a little something back. just a good feeling. >> just to have everyone home together and being able to enjoy everything together. just -- it's a huge -- you look at it differently. >> reporter: in aberdeen, i'm lament williams, abc2 news. >> since we're talking about the spirit of giving we want to tell you you can get involved and spread holiday cheer to children this holiday season. the kinder time toy drive. give new unwrapped toy to help make the holidays special for maryland families in need. we're ta
, rob. good morning, paula. we have no comment on this from the u.s. but the iranians claim they brought down what's known as a scan eagle drone, after it violated iranian air space. it's right now in an iranian studio. it's a small surveillance drone. u.s. navy captains used them to watch their own ships. this is not an armed drone. if the iranians brought it down, the u.s. will see that as a very aggressive action. last month, the iranians tried to shoot down a u.s. drone in the same place. almost exactly a year ago, the iranians brought down a high-tech drone, one used by the cia. that was inside iranian territory. as you said, this will raise tensions in a very sensitive area. u.s. has thousands of service members in the gulf, just a few miles from iran. and the u.s. continues to accuse iran of trying to develop a nuclear weapon. ron? paula? >> nick schifrin with the latest from london. thank you, nick. we'll see you in just a moment. >>> also from london, kate middleton, the duchess of cambridge, is hospitalized there, for a second day. doctors are keeping a close eye on the 30-year
. >> exactly. you were the creative consultant from 1984 to 2009. but as rob mentioned, you've contributed to 400 consecutive issues, dating back to '66. how many straight issues, and give us an example of your most popular work. >> i did a lot of the "star wars" takeoffs. one of my favorite stories about the "star wars" takeoff, after the first issue -- the first satire i did, mort and i both got a letter from george lucas saying there should be an academy award for satire, one for mort drucker, one for dick debartolo, and i totally enjoyed it. two days later, we get a letter from lucas' attorneys. we are suing you for your infringement of our "star wars" property. so i said to the publisher back then, what are you going to do? he said, i'm writing, gee, george liked it. and they sent him a copy of the letter. never heard from them again. >> and the height of its circulation, 2 million subscribers. this was a huge cultural force in the country. what do you think was the secret to its success and what is it like to be on the inside of that? >> well, you know what? it was the first magazine
, this is "world news now." >>> good tuesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. in just a moment we'll take you live to newtown for the latest on the memorials and we're getting new details each hour, each minute on the shooter, adam lanza, and his mother. the family had quite a troubled past. we'll dig into that coming up. >> the center of this is the relationship that he had with his mom that led to why he killed her and the divorce and the estranged relationship with the dad and brother. there's a family dynamic here that you have to wonder if that's what led to the violence we saw friday morning. >>> also today, a survivor of the aurora, colorado movie theater. he wants everyone to hear his message about gun violence, certainly speaking from experience after he survived that. >> sadly, we have to clarify which massacre we're talking about. >>> and remembering senator daniel inouye from hawaii. >> a long storied career for the senator there. we'll get to that in a second. but first, our big story of the week, of the day, of the year in many ways and in many cases. mid
'm rob nelson. serious news to get to this morning. holiday festivities turned to bloodshed and fear when that masked man went on a shooting rampage. >>> also this morning, north korea makes a bold military move, launching a long-range ballistic missile. what that means for the u.s. and for the rest of the world. >>> it's really taking the united states government by surprise, too. and hair ye, hair ye, a burglary suspect's bizarre behavior make for an interesting day in a south florida courtroom. >>> later, prosecutors really want to throw the book now at, wait for it, yeah, lindsay lohan. the punishment she could now face. that is coming up in "the skinny." if she made half as many headlines for her acting than her legal trouble, she'd be in a much better spot. this time prosecutors are fed up. they are looking to take drastic action. so see how that plays out. >> i think she's on her second round of nine lives. >>> authorities say they have tentatively identified that gunman who walked into a shopping mall in portland, oregon, and opened fires on thousands of holiday shoppers. >> polic
't been this much attention on a royal pregnancy since princess diana. rob and paula? >> congratulations, kate, william. >>> while we are speaking of little ones. it is never too early to start looking for the next great olympic swimmers. think michael phelps and missy frankl franklin. here they are. williams -- >> the nine months olds are ordinarily relaxed in the water and swing a full length of the pool unassisted, no floaties, nothing except their swim diapers. >> wow. >> amazing. >> dad says since they were born in this olympic year. maybe it will keep swimming to the games in 2028. one stroke at a time, dad. calm down. but i've never seen a baby that young without any protection at all, just going. >> i have seen classes, infant swim. they teach the kids to flip over, especially in states where they have outdoor pools. florida, arizona, they teach them if they flip on their backs and cry for help. >> never seen that. >> 9 months old. >> i have never seen swim. this class teaches them to tread. >> swim better than willis. that is amazing. >> you got that right! >>> coming up, you ca
," everybody. >> i'm rob nelson. we'll get to the discouraging situation on the fiscal cliff in just a moment. and we do have even a visual this morning. >> not yet. >> going to wait for it? very high tech. >> so high tech. working on this prop all day. all morning. >> weeks of planning. >>> we also have a major development in the case of software mogul john mcafee he was actually arrested last night. and this morning, police are taking more action after he tried to seek asylum in guatemala. a strange story gets even stranger. again he is now under arrest. >> bizarre to the nth degree there. >> yeah. >>> also this morning -- weeding through all the details on washington state's new law. [ coughing ] taking effect this morning. get it? that legalizes recreational marijuana use. i need you to cough please. [ coughing ] where can you light up? where can you not? >> yeah. all details. we don't want to leave you high and dry on the story. all the details on that. coming up. whew, man, willis put it down. >>> and later this half hour, rihanna sings a new career tune. if you are a fan you may be soo
. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. in a moment, what that one-time insider from syria's chemical weapons program is saying now. if you weren't nervous about the situation before, after listening to this guy, plenty of reason for the world to be nervous what's going on inside syria. but also this half hour, the ultimate sacrifice. the member of the navy s.e.a.l. team 6 killed while freeing an american doctor from the taliban has been identified. we'll find out more about this fallen hero. >>> tom hanks is standing up for heroes. how the hollywood star is helping an army staff sergeant who just returned from afghanistan. >> very cool story. it was a prank in the best sense of the word. >>> and later, beyonce scores a $50 million deal. a sweet payday from a soft drink company. all the details coming up. >> keep reading. >> coming up in the -- whew, in "the skinny." we'll share some good beyonce news this morning. >> i don't think she's really worried. >> she's doing her thing. >>> but first, some very telling words from
." >> good morning, everyone. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. we'll update the investigation in connecticut in our top story coming up in just a second. as of course, mourners overcome with grief pay their respects to the first two victims of the sandy hook shooting. a town coming together in some attempt to carry on. but as you can see, their emotions still so very raw. >> we're going to see so many funerals throughout the week. it will definitely be a tragic sight. >> two down, but 25, 24 more to go for those people killed in the school. >>> also this morning, school campuses on edge from coast to coast. security is first and foremost as copycats pose threats that police are taking seriously. sad that cowards out there would take advantage of such a tragic situation. >> there was another scare at a school district less than 20 miles from sandy hook. they had schools on lockdown. on top of that, i couldn't get my mind around the idea, there was a bomb threat called into that vigil sunday night. so unbelievably sad moment, someone was sick enough to call in and threaten the v
and walk down the side hill to get in here. it's really, really, it's very bad in here. >> what a mess. rob marciano has been tracking the storms that have been soaking northern california. is there more rain on the way? >> there is. not today, today we get a break, but in some areas rivers and small streams are on the rise and another pulse of energy pointing its way right at northern california. it will be the fourth pulse of heavy wind, rain and snow coming into this area over a five-day period. look at some of the damage out of oakland. a number of homes damaged because of flooding and rains there. roads damaged as well this is widespread, across the bay area, southern parts of oregon, just the infrastructure can't handle this moisture and underwashing some of these roadways. rescues, high water rescues yesterday and over the weekend. you can just imagine when some of these small streams come up and over the roadways, if you're driving through them people get stuck. the crews are brought in to try to get the job done and folks to safety. across napa valley, incredible flooding there. th
." >>> good morning, everybody, i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin. paula faris has the morning off. family, friend, and fans are mourning the loss of jenni rivera. in a moment the latest on the plane crash that took the life of the music and tv star. >>> also this half-hour, fiscal face-off. the president and house speaker john boehner hold a private meeting with signs of progress in the effort to keep the economy from going over the fiscal cliff. >> all right. then crunch time. we all have the nfl week 14 action. as the the playoff picture starts to come more into focus. >> big, big football weekend right. >>> later, up for auction, a classic piece of casablanca's rich history is being sold 70 years later. i love that story! >> that's a great movie. first, family and friend mourning the loss of jenni rivera, a superstar of latin music. >> the so-called diva rivera had finished a concert and was on the way to another when her small plane crashed. abc's larry jacobs as the story. ♪ >> reporter: bewilderment and sense of loss among jenni rivera's fans in the los ang
going up in the second. but to get the two early picks and rob jackson late, how good has has let been with smoke and mirrors? >> he's got more aggressive. they are scheming around the flaws. with suspensions and injuries it clearly has been. but since this buy week, since they've gone on this stretch, they've pressured the quarterback more. they are bringing corner blitzes and bringing guys up the middle and going for it. >> the other thing is guys have settled in. when they had these injuries guys like rob jackson, they hadn't seen the field. they settled in and figured things out. they are not world beaters. tony romo made a mistake last night but part because they were appreciating more. >> rob jackson and linebacker been a game changer. and des bryant is one of the freakish wide receiver athletes held to 71 yards. that's a win for the redskins. >>> they are a touchdown better. given up 27 points a game through the first 10 weeks only giving up 20 during the 7 game winning streak. >> i've been talking about it on twitter today. did alfred morris make a real case for rookie of the y
rob black is coming up with the winnersand he tells us about pepsi major shake-up. update. stocks started the week up - with investors reacting to some progress in dow was up 100 points. the nasdaq was up nearly 40.and the s&p was up 17 points. the tragedy with assault weapons bans and really it is having an impact on the maker of these weapons? >> yes. keep in mind smith and wesson, was a public critic company the stock want it to increase. half do we really need a 30 clipper magazine? huffed i know that the right to bear arms is the argument but perhaps there is the argument of having weapons to fight the people with weapons? >> also, pepsi. they are changing their recipe. do you think that it is going to be impacting? >> do you drink pepsi? >> i drink coca-cola >> diet pepsi is no. 7, tie it coke is clearly dominating. diet coke clearly dominates. they are going to be using two different sweeteners for diet pepsi. their market share is 4.9%. diet coke is 9.6%. we drank a lot of soft drinks. it is really about the brand. it is all about understanding the products. >> and also be
a gun from the backyard of a nearby home. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the suspects were then trailed by police to another nearby residence where a brief standoff >> one of at least two armed robbery suspects could be seen being taken into custody by police early friday near the intersection of mt. pleasant and clayton roads in east san jose. they are thought to be the same men who were spotted earlier by a resident of nearby monrovia avenue. for about two hours, robert saunders elementary school here on rocky mountain way was locked down as precaution. a few blocks away, in what police call a 'surround and call-out' operation' at least 21 officers and a couple canine units surrounded a home on clayton road where the suspects and several other people were thought to be holed up inside and quite possibly armed with a gun thought to have been used in a robbery on thursday. >> it may have been a fire arm that was from yesterday's event. but they went to the backyard to retrieve it. it did not belong to a residence but this is speculation. they are probably going to go back
you tell us, now, about the shooter himself? >> reporter: good morning, rob. well, the shooter, as you've been hearing, was wearing that hockey mask. and also, camouflage, along with a bullet-proof vest. he ended up shooting and killing himself. and police are expected to announce the gunman's name some time this morning. we heard that it was a young man. there's a newspaper report that says he's 22 years old. but there's no confirmation just yet. so, there's a lot of questions, including why would he do this? especially during this busy shopping season. we're also hearing reports of little kids taking pictures with santa at the mall when the shots were fired. >> oh, brandi. three casualties, including the gunman, who took his own life. but there's also a woman in the hospital. what can you tell us about her condition? >> reporter: paula, she's in serious condition. and doctors expect to keep her in serious condition at least until this morning. sheriff's deputies say she's fighting for her life at this point, though. she was the only victim to survive major injuries in the shooting sp
. >> good morning, rob and sunny. a powerful area of low pressure will bring blizzard conditions across the upper midwest. as we head on through the day, watch out in eastern iowa through wisconsin. wind-driven snow, winds in excess of 50, 60 miles an hour and visibility near zero. so dangerous to be on the roadways. when all is said and done, they're looking for a swath of 6 to 12 inches. rob and sunny, back to you. >> thanks a lot, jim. >>> and now, are you ready? because beer is involved in our what? "favorite story of the day" today. it takes us to akron, ohio, where the thisty dog brewing company has created mayan last dog beer. i like it. >> and it's a chocolate stout brewed with honey and cocoa mint, which the brew master calls a super food. they say surprisingly it has a chocolatey flavor and you can also taste the honey. >> looks good. and, of course, all of this is to celebrate the end of the mayan calendar tomorrow. but if the apocalypse doesn't come, they'll keep brewing it any way. >> my question is, the end of the world. hasn't it come a couple of times already? this is li
is expected today. rob marciano is following it all from the cnn weather center in atlanta. a lot of rain headed their direction? >> yes. not as much as last week, but the ground is already sat ratur. napa valley has been getting hit hard. the russian river up and over flood banks. now they will ease back into the riverbeds, but with additional rainfall today, it may go back into flood stage there. there is the latest video showing a couple glimmers of sunshine, that was short-lived yesterday. how much rainfall have we seen in the last few days? in a six-day total almost two feet of rain at mount sast ta. sterling city, 21 inches of rainfall. sims, california, 17.9. this is tremendous rainfall for a nontropical area. it has a tropical connection, because it's coming from the direction of hawaii, but still a mid and northern latitude situation. seattle and portland seeing some rain, snow at the higher elevations. if anything is a saving grace, it's a little cooler this go-around, so some of the moisture getting locked up in higher elevations in the form of snow. most of that is well north
are asking for the public's help in tracking down the driver. kron four's rob fladeboe is standing by live from the scene with more on the story. ------------------------ kron4's rob fladeboe is live------------------------ return to index of * * >> we understand that the vehicle did not stop. residue from police flares marks the spot where the accident occurred here on busy white road, near the intersection with quimby road. witnesses tell police the man was struck and killed as he walked southbound, near the vietnamese community center. there was some sort of dark colored s u v or even a van. it struck the victim as he was crossing the roadway. >> the nearest crosswalk is about a hundred yards up thevictim appears to have been woman, who crossed white road in the exact same place where the man was hit. a clerk at this nearby bakery says have been several narrow every morning, three-four times to and from. >> people do not want to go down to the corner? >> correct. it is convenient that with it is walk across. >> white road is a fast- moving 4-lane road. too fast say some neighbors. there
and losers with financial expert rob black. >> colder weather on tap for tomorrow. we would get a check on your forecast and george is following hot spots on the traffic front. (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 9:00 a.m. starts now. >> the top stores were falling on this tuesday december 18th it is back to school this morning for many students in new town conn. the scene of the shooting is still closed. we will get the latest developments in just a couple of minutes. >> for to go to george with an update on the hot spots. >> we have been trekking to over the last 45 minutes. interstate 6 a deal with the san ramon valley leading to danville of walnut creek. and marin county. >> they're both completely cleared on 68 southbound. we are starting to see traffic move. this back up usually last until about 915 or 920. it is at 9:00 that the diamond lane the restriction is lifted from 680 southbound at love on the road. >> once that occurred there is an extra lane of traffic to the san ramon valley. >> currently we are looking at a reductio
up. >>> east bay policeman robbed of his own guns. the brazen burglary and why the officer gave chase and then gave up. >> if anyone could straighten out the terrible problem that oakland has, he can. >> oakland calls in reinforcements. the tough cop they've hired as a consultant and what he plans to do right away to get a handle on crime. >> my own mom had christmas dinner told me do not raise my taxes. >> the bay area's newly elected congressman getting plenty of advice on his way to washington. what he says he can teach the old guard about compromise. >> new at 10, a police officer arrives home to find he's become a crime victim. three burglars caught in the act of stealing the policeman's guns. christin ayers on what happened next. >> reporter: police say burglaries in this area have become so widespread that even cops have become targets. >> we do have a lot of law enforcement folks that live in our city. they are the victims of burglaries. >> reporter: most recently last night. three burglars already ransacking a police officer ice home here in southeast ann tee job when t
that film back to the studio. abc 7 news. >> also in san francisco. man was robbed after trying to be a good is a mayor tachbility he thought he was helping a woman with her broken down car. instead she and 3 others robbed him at gun point. happened before 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of geary and masonic in the city laurel heights neighborhood. and they all got away. man we are glad to tell you was at the very least not hurt. >> last year this time no snow meant people were playing golf and not skiing in lake tahoe. what a difference a year makes. here's george. >>reporter: week before christmas. out of state holiday visitors are already showing up at lake tahoe. >> we just came down to see whoever pl this area. >>reporter: what do you think about california skiing. >> i love it. this is my fourth or fifth time here e-although monday brought a mix of snow and rain at lake level, look what was going on just 1,000 feet higher on the nevada side of heavenly ski resort. >> this christmas we definitely have more natural snow and we have been able to open more terrain leadin
. from december 23rd. police say the same two unidentified suspects rob the valero gas station on north texas street.shortly after robbing the 7-11 store on phoenix drive. one of the suspects held a chrome revoler handgun as they both grabbed money from the cash registers. both suspects left on foot. new at eight. the international maritime organization has approved a plan to change the routes that cargo ships use to enter san francisco bay. the goal is to reduce collisions between large vessels and whales. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter: migrating whales, such humpbacks, often pass through the waters off california's coast. far to often, these large creatures collide with cargo ships, killing or severely injuring the whales. but under a plan developed by the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, and now approved by the international maritime organization, cargo ships will be required to travel through narrower shipping lanes in an effort to avoid these deadly collisions. the changes involve shipping lanes at the port of los angeles and long beach, as well
, and the surrounding neighborhood, was cordoned off amid a manhunt for a burglary suspect. kron four's rob fladeboe has the latest on the search. and how it made for some anxious moments at the pre- school. >>reporter: as the manhunt for one suspect played out up the street, parents arrived to pick up their kids at the locked down good samaritan pre-school, many saying they couldn't help school shooting. >> i know that my child is going to be safe and that the staff will take care of them. but after last week's event is a bit unnverving.. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m the pre school was locked down after sunnyvale police stopped this car for speeding on south wolf road. based on evidence found in it's occupants may be burglaries. >> the vehicle pulled over and sped off again. near wolfe road and the three occupants fled the vehicle when it came to stop. >>reporter: two of the three suspects were chased down and caught while a 3rd escaped into a nearby residential area. teams of police and could be seen going through the neighborhood
surprised. what's being done to protect them? >> reporter: a cab driver knocked unconscious and robbed of his cell phone and cash. it happened just before midnight friday. police say the suspects were passengers, riding in the back seat. at some point, the men put on masks. when the cab was stopped along the 900 block of euclid street northwest, they attacked the driver from behind, robbed him, then took off on foot. other drivers we spoke with were disturbed, but not surprised. >> you don't really have much protection when you do this business. >> reporter: just last month, two teenagers were charged with shooting and killing a taxi driver along brentwood parkway northeast. >> you don't know who is good or bad. it's a matter of taking a chance. >> reporter: some city cab have a light drivers can activate, signaling to the public they need help, but there's no guarantee that someone will see it in time. >> even if somebody calls, you could still be attacked before somebody actually get the cops. >> reporter: the chairman of the dc taxi commission is pushing for taxi smart meter system,
. it was successful about 80% of the time in correctly identifying the emotion. rob, can you tell my emotion right now? >> you sound happy and wide-awake. >> i'm very happy. >> i'm sure that's not the caffeine talking. >>> next, on alert. a popular baby recliner. the focus of a new government warning after the deaths of several kids. >>> and a mystery in arizona. a college student missing. was he a victim of fraternity hazing? >>> plus, what a night for kobe bryant. the incredible feat only four other people have ever done. "this is george. he is a good little monkey and always very curious. one day george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] a delicious new way to get essential vitamins you need. just bite into the tasty shell... to a chewy vitamin core for a unique multivitamin sensation! new centrum flavor burst. >>> a very warm start to december means bare slopes at many ski resorts across the country, like here in central virginia. resorts tha
with no discernible signs of progress. rob and paula? >> thanks, tahman. >>> once the numbers are all tallied, they're going to show that the 2012 presidential election was the most expensive in history. campaign finance statements put the total cost at well above $2 billion. virtually split down the middle between president obama and mitt romney. that includes nearly $86 million raised by romney during the election's final weeks. >>> and someone who has apparently run his last senate campaign is conservative republican jim demint. he announced yesterday he is leaving the senate on january 1st in order to leave a conse e conservative thinktank. whoever is chosen to lead the south carolina governor, a special election in 2014 to finish out his term. >>> a new twist in the very bizarre case of software pioneer john mcafee. the former fugitive is waking up in a detention cell in guatemala this morning, one day after being hospitalized. mcafee told abc news he suffered chest pains and then passed out. doctors don't believe he actually had a heart attack. mcafee spent three weeks running from police in
that espn analysts who apologized, rob parker because he called rg3 a corn ball brother, meaning he is not really black. >> i had never heard that expression, corn ball brother before. >> i think it sounds delicious. it makes me hungry. it sounds like a side on thanksgiving. >> i would go to a restaurant called corn dog brothers. i love corn dogs. i do see a parallel. if you don't tow a particular ideology you will be questioned one way or another. not as an american, but a segment of american. >> well said. >> it is true that blacks vote 95% plus for democratic candidates. what could republicans do to woo them. there saw loft negativism toward blacks and minorities. they are giving a rat's ass about what they are talking about. it behooves the republican party with how to they bradden their message and help blacks understand the anti-tax. >> not all birthers are racist , but most are. when you embrace a birther in the middle of a campaign, a lot of african-americans will look at that, and they are not going to look at it too well. >> i agree with you, and i think our kenyan pf born
robbed? it has happened before. this couple on fox's "million dollar money drop" guessed post-it notes came before the walkman. wrong. they lost $800,000. "right," screamed the internet hordes. and fox admitted a research error and offered them another shot. season one of abc's "who wants to be a millionaire," this guy guessed huron is the second biggest great lake. computer said he was wrong. >> david, i'm sorry. it was lake michigan. >> reporter: it turned out, he was right. he came back for a do-over and went home with $125,000. game show gaffes are very, very rare. after the scandals of the 1950s when shows like "twenty one" were fixed to keep telegenic contestants in the mix, congress made it illegal to rig a game show. behind the bonhomie, it's a tightly controlled medium. pat sajak chief of the persnickety pronunciation police just confirmed. >> renee knew it would happen. and it was kind of easy to do because you did it in the vernacular and said, "seven swans a swimmin.'" >> reporter: you're harsh, pat, you're harsh but fair. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> we'll hear wha
. paula and rob are off this morning. travel could be a challenge, today, across much of the country. tornadoes, rain, snow, even a blizzard are all a threat. >> and in the south, they are picking up the piece after a series of storms which turned deadly. abc's wendy gillette is joining us now with more. wendy? >> reporter: muhammad and brandi, we may dream of a white christmas. and many of us got one. but these storms also delivered a deadly punch, all across the country. >> oh, jesus. look at that tornado. >> reporter: this is just 1 of more than 30 reported tornadoes that touched down on christmas day, leaving behind heavy damage. >> it's been on the ground for over a minute. >> reporter: this one roared through mobile, alabama, tearing down parts of trinity episcopal church and some downtown businesses. another twister hit pearl river county in mississippi. blowing insulation into trees and peeling back walls of homes. there were some injuries reported there. but no deaths. >> judging from some of the damage we witnessed today, it's a miracle that no one was hurt any worse than t
. officials say they robbed the bonfair market on tenth street and then they drove off. police chased them and the suspect's car crashed and burst into flames. one suspect was arrested but police are still trying to find the second suspect. >>> heavy rain and wind are on tap this morning. lawrence karnow has the forecast. >> it's a very slow-moving storm system but we are seeing that rain moving into the north bay right now. check that out. you can see the yellows and oranges in the north bay. the rest of the bay area so far it is staying dry. but that's going to change. we have seen those winds ramping up over 30-mile-an-hour gusts along the coastline now and still more to come ast
with you, if you're not able to sleep right now. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. i am so happy to be here. happy to be inside and away from all this weather we're seeing. in so much of the country. hoping everyone has a very safe morning. if you're on the roads, be very safe. >>> more than 1600 flights have already been canceled by the big winter hit. we'll check in with accuweather in a moment. >>> but also ahead, we're going to take you up in arms. the gun owners who are furious after a newspaper published their names and addresses and how public records are sparking a public outrage. >>> also, talk about what a year in politics. where do we even start? we're going to look back at the biggest campaign moments of the hardest fought fight of 2012. hopefully we can shrink that down into just a couple of minutes, because there's so much. >>> and later. a very good news story. you're going to want to stick around for this. lost and found. an owner is reunited with a cat that had been missing for seven years. the unlikely journey with a very happy ending. >> we'll tell you how it h
and i'm liking it. i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. >> and i'm brandi hitt in for paula faris. she's on assignment. this is our last day on the desk together, my friend. >> it's been great. >> it has been great. but you still haven't got much sleep. >> i'm on like three hours sleep. but our viewers out there, they call themselves insomniacs. so i wanted to join them. >> okay. you wanted to feel the same emotions that you're experiencing right now. >> it's all about the love, it's all about the love. >> yeah, right. >> we appreciate you joining us today, being up this early with us. coming up in this half hour, we'll take a look back at the life of general norman schwarzkopf and his long list of awards and honors. >>> also this half hour, it is down to the wire in washington, d.c. yes, the fiscal cliff now just four days away. can a last-ditch meeting today really, really lead to a deal? really? >> i hope so, because i'm heading to washington tomorrow. but we're going to bring you another story. you're going to want to see this. a daycare burglary that turns into child's play. oh, m
feeling the pressure. passes to murray. he tried to pass. instead, he was picked off by rob jackson. redskins win it 28-18 and capture that elusive nfc east title. so this was the championship game for the division. and the redskins come out victors. you could see trent williams there, their pro bowl left tackle, and he's joining me live ent, this has been one wild ride that i don't think anybody could have predicted in training camp. what is the feeling like now to know that you're headed to the playoffs as division champions? >> this feeling right here can't be explained. this season was filled with ups and downs. we got criticized so much. we had a slow start. very young team, and we all dedicated ourselves to each other and said we were going to win seven straight. we went out there and did it. it wasn't easy or pretty, but we got it done. >> now you guys have to play the seahawks here at fedex field next week. my guess is you could be riding the back of your rookie running back alfred morris. 200 yards tonight on 33 carries. three touchdowns. what does this say not only about y
thefully negotiation -- impacts the fiscal cliff negotiation. >>> a youth group visiting florida got robbed. the group made of you of 24 teenagers and said they were eating in a restaurant in fort lauderdale, florida about an hour after they arrived for a weekend youth conference. they say thieves stole $12,000 cash. one member of the group was able to have money wired to them. so they were able to spend last night in a hotel. we have no word yet if that group will return to oakland today. >>> funeral services will be held this weekend for two teenaged girs shot to death in oakland last month. funeral services will be held for ra chef at cooper's -- raquel at cooper's and the girls were found last month near brookdale park. they had been shot as many as 36 times. no arrests have been made as of yet. >>> today is the 71st anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. bay area survivors will mark the day by marking the been to on mt. diablo at desk. >> the eye of diablo was turned off on teague 8th, the day after the attack. so it would not be a , so it would not be a guide for -- so it would no
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